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Tag Archives: vegetables

Waldorf Stuffed Jacket Potatoes

A crispy baked jacket potato is my greatest temptation to over indulge in butter, or sour cream so instead of serving a jacket potatoes as a side dish, I make … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carrot and Cashew Nut Pilau

Rice is my ultimate comfort food, well, rice and chicken soup actually. The soup is another story, but rice whether it’s sweet as in rice pudding, savoury as in risotto, … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 10 Comments

CELERY SOUP with no strings attached

There are some humble ingredients that skilled cooks can elevate to the sublime. Ordinary everyday celery is on that list for me. Celery braised by an expert still lingers in … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Honey Ginger Chicken

Years of cooking weekly family stir fry dinners has given me the confidence to ad lib the ingredients with ease.  Revisiting my folder of handwritten recipes, I found this recipe … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cumin Spiced Cream Style Vegetable Soup

The weather has taken a turn for the worst in Melbourne today. We can’t complain though, we have had a warm, dry and still autumn so far, the crisp nights … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · 2 Comments

MEDITTERANEAN VEGETABLE STEW – Making the most of our autumn vegetables

I owe a debt of pleasure to an unknown night shift cook from the time in the 1970s when I was a student nurse.  It was only ever at midnight … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Simple and delicious, Green Bean Curry

Continuing on from my earlier posts about simple vegetable curries, this Bean Curry with Ginger and Coriander is a ripper, quick to prepare and quick to cook and good for … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

basic spice mixes

When a teenage daughter announces that she has embraced vegetarianism, it’s a tough gig for a working Mum to come up with tasty, nutritious, cheap and quick meals that will … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 12 Comments